Author: Julianna Keyes

The Weekly Recap (123)

Posted March 4, 2019 by Rowena in Books, Features | 8 Comments

I skipped last week’s recap post because I spent the day that I normally work on my blog post, throwing my guts up. My body rejected the new prescription that my doctor put me on and it laid me out flat. I could feel the tension in my body when I tried going to bed on Sunday night but I didn’t realize what it was until about 4:00 AM. So I didn’t sleep a wink that night, threw up everything that I ate and waited until the doctor’s office opened so that I could immediately call my doctor and fill him in on what was happening. I’m really grateful to him too because when I called, he was with patients but he didn’t leave me waiting very long. He called me as soon as he could and we talked at length about what was happening, what I was feeling and then he came up with a new plan of attack. He thought that we probably started the new medication too aggressively and lowered my dosage to let my body get used to it and it’s been a week since then and the medicine is working as it’s supposed to and I’m not sick anymore so yay! Basketball is wrapping up right now and with the end of the season near, we’re finding out which girls have made the Conference First and Second All Star Teams and I’m proud of my girls Brenna and Kenna for making both teams. Brenna had the highest 3pt shooting percentage in our conference and Makenna lead the conference in assists and assists from turnovers in transition. All great things! Meghan missed most of her season due to injuries so we haven’t heard if she made any teams from her conference though both her and Makenna got official invitations to play on the American Samoan National Team for the South Pacific Games. So they’ll be traveling from island to island playing basketball for Samoa. Our family is extremely proud of them both on that, especially my Dad. And last but not least, Brenna’s birthday was yesterday and for her 20th birthday, her Uncle Pete and Aunty Tiff got her a freaking car. We were all surprised and Brenna ugly cried. It was awesome. Now, onto the books…
What I’m Currently Reading
The Weekly Recap (123)Team Player
by Julianna Keyes
Published by Self-Published, Julianna Keyes on March 28, 2019
Genres: Contemporary, Romance
Point of View:Alternating Third Person
Pages: 250
Format: eARC
Source: NetGalley
Add It: Goodreads
Reading Challenges:2019 GoodReads Challenge

Don’t hate the player…

BOTTOM NINE

Gwen Scott wants to love her job with the Charleston Thrashers, the MLB team she’s worshiped since she was a kid, but she can’t. Hateful colleagues and mind-numbing work make her days unbearable—until her head for baseball gets her exclusive access to the Thrashers’ clubhouse and she comes face-to-face with Tyler Ashe, the team’s sexy shortstop and baseball’s most ineligible bachelor.

BASES LOADED

Ty has sworn off relationships in order to focus on his all-star career, but with his best friend gone, his team struggling, and the press blaming him for every loss, the most recognizable man in the majors is in a slump. Until he starts spending his time off the field with a stern blonde who recites baseball stats for kicks and sees through his arrogant façade.

TWO OUT

As the Thrashers’ season gets into full swing and Gwen adjusts to her new job, their fun banter and friendly teasing turns into stolen kisses and countless steamy nights. The team’s strict policy against player-staff relationships throws a curve ball into the mix, but they can’t hide from their feelings any more than the most famous man in baseball can hide from the spotlight…

I made some progress on my review pile for this month and that makes me happy. I started this book this morning and I’m looking forward to diving into it more on my lunch hour because, baseball and romance? Yes, please!
What I Read
Bad Bachelor (Bad Bachelors #1) by Stefanie London (eBook) | 4 out of 5 Bad Reputation (Bad Bachelors #2) by Stefanie London (eBook) The Kiss Quotient (The Kiss Quotient #1) by Helen Hoang (Audiobook) | 5 out of 5 Bad Influence (Bad Bachelors #3) by Stefanie London (eARC) | DNF The Dating Game by Kiley Roache (eARC) | 3.25 out of 5 Eyes on Me by Rachel Harris (eARC) | 4 out of 5
What I Reviewed
Devil’s Daughter (The Ravenels #5) by Lisa Kleypas | 4.75 out of 5 Huge Deal (21 Wall Street #3) by Lauren Layne | 5 out of 5 River Marked (Mercy Thompson #6) by Patricia Briggs | 4.25 out of 5 The Scoundrel in Her Bed (Sins of All Seasons #3) by Lorraine Heath | 4.75 out of 5 The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie (The Mackenzies & McBrides #1) by Jennifer Ashley | 4 out of 5 Only a Breath Apart by Katie McGarry | 4.25 out of 5
What I Posted
The Weekly Recap (122) The Wednesday Post (8)
What I Got
Finding Alexei by Kendall Ryan Tomboy (The Hartigans #3) by Avery Flynn
What I Got for Review
Team Player by Juliana Keyes The Perfect Date by Evelyn Lozada Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck and Fortune by Roselle Lim Waiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey Bridal Boot Camp (Little Bridge Island #0.5) by Meg Cabot
What Made Me Laugh
There you have it, my week in review. How was your week?

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